Dr Emma Chapman

RAS Research Fellow

e.chapman@ null imperial.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7594 8147
Room 1003A, Level 10

I am a Royal Astronomical Society fellow based at Imperial College London and also a member of the LOFAR-EoR core team. My website can be found here.

 

Research Interests:

-- Epoch of reionization

-- 21-cm cosmology

-- Foreground removal

-- Semi-numeric simulations

-- Construction of data analysis pipelines for LOFAR / SKA

 

Awards:

2014 The Shell and Institute of Physics Award for the Very Early Career Woman Physicist of the Year: winner

2013 UCL Chris Skinner Department of Physics and Astronomy Thesis Prize: winner

2013 Royal Astronomical Society Michael Penston Thesis Prize: runner up

2010 Durham University J.B.Chalmers Prize:  winner for having amongst the three highest Physics degree marks in the year.

 

Career Path:  

RAS Research Fellowship                  Imperial College London                     Oct 2015 – Present
Postdoctoral Researcher                  University College London                   Dec 2013 – Oct 2015
PhD                                               University College London                   Oct 2010 – Dec 2013

     Thesis title: Seeing the Light: Foreground Removal in the Dark and Dim Ages                                                 
MPhys (First)                                       Durham University                        Oct 2006 – July 2010

 

 

Diversity/Policy:

I am on the Institute of Physics Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a member of the Imperial JUNO committee. I am passionate about making academia a more pleasant environment for everyone.

 

Outreach:

I am a regular speaker at evening outreach events such as Skeptics in the Pub.